council area


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council area

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) any of the 32 unitary authorities into which Scotland has been divided for administrative purposes since April 1996
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People can now apply for a place for current Year 6 pupils in Stockton and Hartlepool council areas and the Middlesbrough Council area from September 11.
Arow has started over controversial new parking charges in the Highland Council area.
Boko Haram insurgents on Wednesday evening invaded Gubio council area of Borno State, killing and injuring several people even as they razed down several houses of fleeing residents.
Anyone wishing to stand for election must be a resident in the community council area, aged 16 years or over and named on the electoral register.The proposer and seconder must also stay in the community council area, with self-nomination not permitted.
Housing charity Shelter analysed average private rents for two-bedroom homes in every local council area in England to assess whether they would be affordable to working families in lower paid jobs.
"Anyone over the age of 16, on the electoral register for the community council area, can stand for election and get involved in this rewarding role.
During the review, the commission considers the number of councillors, the number, type and boundaries of the electoral wards in the council area, the number of members to be elected for any electoral ward in the council area and the name of any electoral ward.
All in all the council area is far too large to manage.
Within the region, every single council area has a higher than average teenconceptionrate, except North Tyneside, where 15.4/1000 girls aged between 15-17 conceived in 2016.
The data, compiled by the Office for National Statistics, showed that Blackpool had the highest mortality rate of any council area in England, with 1287.8 deaths per 100,000.
Glasgow, Scotland's largest council area and the third largest city in Britain, voted in favour of independence by 194,779 to 169,347, with Dundee, West Dunbartonshire and North Lanarkshire also voting "Yes".